Found November 20, 2012 on
Last month, it was reported The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas had cut UFC president Dana White’s (Pictured) gambling credit line in half and that’s why the mixed martial arts promotion will no longer hold events at The Pearl. Over the weekend, White confirmed the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s publication. “I had a little beef with the Palms, and I ripped the UFC out of there,” White said with a smirk. “The story is true.” Curiosity arose when the UFC decided to host December 15th’s “The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” at the Hard Rock Hotel, a venue they haven’t hit up to since November of 2006. The UFC had an exclusive contract with the Palms to hold “The Ultimate Fighter Finale” events, as well as other smaller Octagon shows inside The Pearl. Immediately after the credit cut, White took his talents to the Palms’ biggest off-strip rival. Unfortunately for some of the Palms’ employees, they became collateral damage when White decided to sever ties with the once-popular casino. According to the LVRJ, during a two-month hot streak, White allegedly dished out $100,000 to dealers for sending him their good luck vibes. In addition, White was a regular at the casino’s famous N9NE Steakhouse where he routinely ran up dinner tabs of $20,000 and tossed in $10,000 tips. The UFC has been to Vegas’ Hard Rock seven times in the past, including three TUF finales. The organization’s last card at Palms was June’s TUF 15 Finale.
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UFC president Dana White may have finally caved by inking now-former Strikeforce bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey (Pictured) to a watershed contract, one year after proclaiming a female would never set foot inside of his Octagon, but it appears whichever ladies he decides to allow to join Rousey will be signed on a touch-and-go basis.
As White has long professed, there simply aren’t...
The UFC is entering 2013 with two of the most stacked divisions in history in regards to the welterweight and middleweight divisions. Which is why it is quite perplexing that the president of the company is ready to pull its champions for at least half of the upcoming year.
Over the weekend, UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo (Pictured) wanted to spotlight the subtle, yet significant, difference between turning down fights and refusing to compete on last-second’s notice, and that’s why the veteran declined a December 15th tango against Roy Nelson.
“I did NOT REFUSE to FIGHT Roy Nelson. I REFUSED to TAKE A FIGHT on SHORT NOTICE. Which is NOT THE SAME...
Cheik Kongo can’t help but to stunt on people with these glasses…If I didn’t hear that he turned down back to back fights for Dana White, I woud say “His Future Is So Bright, He’s Gotta Wear Shades.
Cheick Kongo Is Good With Kids
Big Country Offers To Fight Dana White
Prior to Saturday’s welterweight title unification bout, it was believed a victorious Carlos Condit was the only thing standing between a super-fight with Georges St-Pierre (Pictured) and Anderson Silva.
Not only was Silva showcased in the final episode of “UFC 154 Primetime,” a three-part documentary the reigning middleweight champ had no business appearing in, but UFC president...
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- UFC President Dana White says retired UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar may be getting into pro wrestling. White said after this weekend’s UFC event:
“I think the thing that...
"I am ze true keeng!"As we were watching UFC 154 on Saturday night, making hilarious quips and cyber high-fiving because we’re all awesome bros and babes, there was some excitement and chatter about something that wasn’t happening in the ring and in no way related to Brittney Palmer’s body. UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former light heavyweight champion...
Anderson Silva stuck to his word of not walking into the cage and challenging GSP after his fight with Carlos Condit. Dana White said he would like to see the 2 fight in May sometime. I’m not sure GSP wants any part of it.
Is Silva Just Pulling Our Leg?
GSP Marked Up